Maryborough and Bendigo schools reign supreme at a mega 24th RACV Energy Breakthrough, with impressive efforts through hot, windy, dusty conditions (and some lighting too!)
The overall endurance trial winner in the 24-hour Human Powered Vehicle Secondary event was Bendigo Senior Secondary College. The team – Grand Theft Mango completed the most laps of all teams; going around the circuit an impressive of 682 times over a distance of over 900 kilometers. However it was Highview College of Maryborough that won HPV Open category and second place was won by St. Margaret’s and Berwick Grammar School.
In the Primary school 14 hour trial, the impressive Maiden Gully Primary School’s Miss Janey team took line honours.
It was warm conditions and mostly sunny skies across the four days of events held at Princes Park in Maryborough, with the teams setting a crack pace on the track. Schools event coordinator John Stafford said in the lead up to the 24-hour race conditions were idyllic but northern winds on Saturday through out a challenge to the teams.
“Those taking part love this event, whatever the weather and once again the school teams showed fantastic spirit and endurance on Saturday in hot conditions that were at times very windy and dusty.”